Bacchanal - party atmosphere; arguments, confusion e.g. "If dey find out, it will be rel bacchanal."
Back chat - a rude response e.g. "Doh give meh no back chat now, yuh hear!"
Badjohn - a bully; a person who thinks they're really "bad"
Band (Carnival) - a Carnival band refers to a group of masqueraders who are wearing the same costumes, or costumes based on the same theme.
Bobolee - a person who gets taken advantage of
Buss it - to leave e.g. "Well when I see dat, I buss it!"
Chips - French Fries e.g. "May I have some chips, please?"
Chutney - a type of music indigenous to Trinidad, which evolved from Indian music
Commesse - confusion, conflict
Cunumunu - a foolish person
Dingolay - to dance in a joyful, carefree manner
Dotish - silly, stupid e.g "Don't act dotish nah!"
Fete - party
Gyul - girl
Horn - to cheat on a boyfriend of girlfriend
Hoss - a close friend
Lime - to hang out in a casual atmosphere e.g. "I feeling to lime."
Maco - someone who minds other people's business! e.g. "Wha yuh macoing so for?"
Mas - used to refer to Carnival; to play mas - to masquerade
Ole talk - chit-chat, light-hearted chatter e.g. "We was just ole talking dey."
Padna - (from "partner") a close friend, buddy
Parang - music played during Christmas time. Parang has a lot of Spanish influences.
Soca - a type of music indigenous to TnT, derived from "soul calypso"